Jakob Knauf

Jakob Knauf

Jakob Knauf

Research Associate / Doctoral Candidate
IWÖ-HSG
Büro 52-5200
Müller-Friedberg-Str. 6/8
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses
  • Social acceptance of renewable energies
  • Financial citizen participation
Education
  • M.Sc. in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning (University of Groningen, 2015 - 2016)
  • Double degree M.Sc. in Water and Coastal Management (University of Oldenburg, University of Groningen, 2014 - 2016)
  • B.Sc. in Bioengineering (Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, 2010 - 2014) 
Professional Career 2017-2019: Research Associate at Konstanz University of Applied Sciences
Projects MISTRAL
Awards
  • 2020 oikos Researchers’ Track 2020
  • 2019 Scholarship from the German member organization for the Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
  • 2013 Financial Assistance Grant from National Taiwan University
  • 2012 Baden-Wuerttemberg-Scholarship 
Talks
  • Presentation: ”Can’t buy me acceptance? – Public attitude and financial incentives in contested wind energy projects in Germany.” 9th INREC - Uncertainties in Energy Markets, Digital Conference, September 9-10, 2020.
  • Poster presentation: ”Economies of Scale in Energy System Modelling.” European Energy Efficiency Conference, Wels, February, 2019.
  • Full-paper presentation: ”Path Dependencies in the Energy System.” IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/ITMC), Stuttgart, June 17-20, 2018.